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Sep 26, 2012 3:00am EDT
a well-run business. while the company is facing a tough environment, the quarter wasn't terrible by any stretch of the imagination. it beat it by a penny on a 40 cents basis and 2% year over year. last time i thought that was the hugely important key metric. however, the growth year seems to be decelebrating. especially since that's why i'm thrilled to have marty, the chairman and ceo here to talk about the quarter. mr. mucy, welcome back to "mad money." >> good to be here, jim. >> i've got to oh tell you, i've been through these various downgrades and it's almost like they thought that the payroll numbers had dropped so we have 6.5 to 7% unemployment. the fact is we always thought it was this number that we cared so much about which was the actual 2% revenues number. it suddenly didn't matter. all the people looked at was you guys didn't capitalize on the gigantic increase on employment on the matter. >> we thought it was a good quarter. it met our expectations, client base and client retention all improving. we felt good. it was a good start to the fiscal year for us. >> now, what
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
environment for the algae to grow. experts are working on fixing it, even if they have not figured out how to yet. >>> and now, more work on the earthquake-damaged washington monument will take about two years to complete and will be closed until then. >>> now alarming news about one of america's favorite breakfast foods, farmers and marketers are warning that the price of bacon will go sky high, and that is even if you can find it at all. nbc's john yang has more. >> reporter: at this bakery institution, breakfast means bacon and eggs. >> you will see angry people if the pork gets taken off the menu. >> reporter: but experts warn of a problem. >> we set 2011 for retail prices, i think we'll shadow it next year. >> reporter: the reason, this summer's drought pushed up the price to feed the hogs. the costs have skyrocketed. >> the cost for a pig was about $52-53, from birth to market, now it is up to $95. >> reporter: in 2007, u.s. farmers produced about 51 pounds of pork for every american. next year's forecast, just shy of 45 pounds, a 12% drop. that means it turns up in just abou
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Oct 4, 2012 3:00am EDT
take advantage of the low interest rate environment and issue $500 billion in 30-year bonds to fix the nation's infrastructure. believe me, the market would lap it up. fifth, i would slap tariffs on good made by countries that pollute when they make those countries. that would stop the endless parade of jobs migrating from our country to other countries that don't. they have a ridiculous competitive advantage over us. six, i would insist there be a course in high school called money where kids could learn what money is, how to save, how to invest. if people have financial literacy, they would be going to the stock market and they could learn to speculate wisely, perhaps to find their own therapeutics. seventh, i would appoint a steven jobs memorial competitiveness czar to figure out how our businesses could be made more competitive and find out what they need in order to hire and expand, not government handouts but perhaps trying to get educated engineers trying to help these companies. i would reappoint ben bernanke as chairman of the federal reserve. if it weren't for him, he would n
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
environment, working with our case manager and our staff to help the kids rebound from some of the troubled situations in their family. all tamale will lay the kids to return home to their families. >> you have a big event coming up. you will be doing a silent auction. >> this is our signature event. this is an event we created about five or six years ago. we want the committee to identify the face of our children through some of what they have been through. they create this artwork as an expression of what has happened to them. this is the way they express their emotions. they are creative and talented. this work will be auctioned off at this event. >> they can be a place to hang your keys or a coat or jacket. this our work will be auctioned off on october 17. that is from 6:00 until 9:00. >> you can buy tickets by getting in touch with us at the children's home. we have vip tickets and it will be a good time because we will post that information on our website. what creative kids we have. >> there you go. those are great kids and what a wonderful organization. they do great work.
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
know that. >> it is. we saw all kinds of colors. that's an environment of telling you what the whole country's feeling, as far as what's going on in the world. the dresses were fabulous. >> you said the colors were vibrant. in the past a little more subdued. >> this time there was. >> lots of color and sparkle. >> there was. bling and sparkle. it was fabulous. just so much fun to watch. >> let's look at the picture of heidi klum. >> she had a mermaid colored dress. that was another theme. she had these wonderful blue earrings on. hers on larger than ours but we got some great look for less. these are gold earrings but they have aqua marine. they're not that long so they're like 3 1/2 inches. >> gorgeous. >> how much? >> $16. >> we had some great bargains. >> jessica lang wore sunglasses ton red carpet. >> she got a lot of flack for it. if you're buying the young people, why not. she has a great pair of nude sunglasses on. they are fabulous to have. they're just like -- they're very classic looking. so we have a really great pair of new sunglasses. these are very reasonably priced. th
NBC
Sep 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
leadership is important. the last thing is going to be introduce the dog to the environment before your house. many times people go from the rescue shelter to the house. >> what kind of a dog do you think hoda should get? >> to me, the energy is not so much -- they're all lovely. but it's the energy. >> i like calmer. >> she knows what she wants. >> i think i do. >> an excited energy -- >> you just insulted all three of our -- >> no. look at this long one. >> trying to get to you. he's long and lean like you, hoda. >> he's watching. wow. >> and it's true also that we don't walk our dogs properly, they're supposed to be either next to you or behind you? >> well, when a dog is in front, he's leading you. so control means -- >> show us. >> start, stop -- show you? >> please. >> this is the meaning of walking with a dog. come on, junior. next to you. you can -- let's go. he can keep moving forward. >> you're in front always? >> yeah. it's easier to control, right? when a dog is in front of you, he's taking you -- >> that's half the fun, isn't it, that he wants to sniff stuff and all? >> you
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
an environment like hp, you know what i do? i try to figure out what this company does well, and then could we do more of that? >> reporter: but when they gave her an hp laptop a year ago, meg whitman was not impressed. >> well, i said it was a brick. and i must say, i feel a little badly. but i think they understood what i meant, which is we can do better. >> reporter: today, hp unveils its elite pad, a tablet for business and the centerpiece of a new line of products that combine hp's engineering and whitman's imprint. design. >> maybe that's the biggest change in technology over the last few years, people want something they feel proud to carry, that makes you feel great as a user. >> reporter: it's been a tough first year for whitman. hp hp's pretty and butter sales fell. whitman is cutting 29,000 jobs. a billionaire in her own right, this is not a job she needs. so why take on this high-stakes challenge? >> yeah. because hp matters. >> reporter: founded by bill hulett and dave pack arrested in a pallo alto garage, hp is the cornerstone of silicon valley. while the founders'
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 2:05am EDT
important to the environment is sea world and bush gardens ambassador and friend, julie scardina. we want to talk about this whale it's gotten a lot of press. the whale's name is nakai and there was a huge gash taken out of the chunk of the chin and the question was peta was asking, was this a whale fight? did something happen? how did the injury happen? >> he injured it against the side of the pool or one of the areas where he goes through the channels and things like that. so we, i was just there, i saw him he's actually doing really, really well. >> healing? >> it's hard to look at that. >> definitely not a sightly injury there, but it's amazing how well he is doing. he's responding to the other whales and the trainers and everything just like normal. >> will that regenerate, will it grow back? >> yes. actually we're figuring that after it all grows back in, just like a normal wound, it gran hates. -- it granulates. >> but he's in chlorine. >> it heals up really good and i'm thinking, that's good for the whale. >> no. >> salt also heals, too. >> how about the birds, we've got a ba
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
don't want to kill jobs in this environment. i'll make one more point -- >> no, no. you mentioned the taxes thing for a moment. mr. president. >> well, we've had this discussion before. >> about the idea that in order to reduce the deficit there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. >> there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. now, governor romney has ruled out revenue. >> absolutely. >> so -- >> look, the revenue i get is by more people working, getting higher pay, paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and how we balance the budget. >> right. >> but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain -- spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> okay. >> we're now spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path to spain. i want to go down the path of growth to puts americans to work with more money coming in because they're working. >> but mr. president, you're saying in order to get it -- the job done it's got to be balanced. >> if we're seri
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 2:30am EDT
environment. the low interest rates which the federal reserve told us will be that way until 2015 a are also hurting savers. >> they absolutely are. it creates inflation risk. people are penalized. the return if they are investing their savings some place safe the return is not keeping pace with inflation. every year they are losing money. so of course that creates incentive to invest in riskier assets and that's what we had with the crisis, low interest rates then. not as low as now but people are looking for return with the sub prime mortgages. it creates incentives which create significant risk for the system. and i think the fed is proceeding with the best of intentions but the risk of what they are doing is tremendous an the benefits are incremental at best. >> it has been about the fed providing stimulus. what kind of fiscal policy would you like to see? >> the solution is not hard but it is having the political will to do it. you have to get spending under control and the defense budget. we are under taxed, need to raise rev knews you can do it by broadening the base and lowering rate
NBC
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am EDT
environment where the price of gold keeps going higher. what is this company? it's sandstorm gold symbol sand. speculative canadian mine financing business. think of sandstorm as beinging a financer for gold miners. we're in an environment where miners have a lot of trouble getting financing. lenders aren't lending them money. they need more capital. take advantage of this high gold price. that's where sandstorm comes in they will give a gold miner immediate money up front in exchange for the percentage of the future gold produced. in essence buying themselves a piece of the production stream. they also make a fixed ongoing payment for the gold they receive down the road. that payment is incredibly low, usually around $500 an ounce. gold is worth about $1700 an ounce. why don't you think of sandstorm being a smaller version of a stock that blew my mind when they came on the show, franklin nevada. that's another company that invests in gold royalty streams who's ceo opened my eyes to this whole concept. since then the stock has risen 13% in three weeks. franklin nevada was a buy after the
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 2:05am EDT
, facebook is like a personal, intimate environment, you want to have conversations with your fans, ask their opinions but twitter is just about spreading great information, you want to send videos, pictures, links to interesting articles and it will have your name on it, bring people back to your site. >> sometimes people feel like those things are pushy, like is there a way that you can send something out that you intrigue people and they kind of lean in and they go to -- >> it's got to be good. don't send boring tweets. don't -- it has to be related to what you're doing -- >> cut through all the noise out there. >> people need to want it. but if you're solving a problem for them and really speaking to a need, they are going to want to get those tweets. >> when you say rich and famous, how rich can you get on being a blogger? >> so let's say with the shoe example. you start to build a following. people start coming to your site who also have big feet and want to wear sexy shoes. you get a sponsorship, maybe somebody like 9 west or cole haan who has that size and has sexy shoes wh
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
believed nakai's injury occurred when he came into contact with a portion of the pool environment. immediately prior to nakai sustaining the injury, he and two other whales were engaged in normal social behavior. the theme park's orca program has come under fire before. in 2010 a trainer was killed by nakai's father tilikum at seaworld, orlando offer the orca dragged her by her hair into the matter by her pony tail in front of spectators. federal regulators have band seaworld trainers from entering the water and seaworld says it has improved safety procedures. >> they swim in endless circles in chemically treated water for dead fish all for the entertainment of tourists and it's cruelty. >> reporter: seaworld says it treats the whales with utmost care and in its statement adds there is no organization in the world more committed to the physical, social and mental welfare of its animals than seaworld. despite that statement released by seaworld, peta says they will be here to protest at the park tomorrow. david? >> all right. miguel almaguer, thank you very much. now a check of the
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
a yield, exactly the kind of dividend stock you want in the low interest rate environment. it's rallied since the beginning of the year, but late it's pulled back from three points. it could be giving you a good entry point here. first though, before making any decisions let's take a closer look with the chairman and co-ceo of prologis. brand new guest, brand new name. welcome to "mad money." >> nice to meet you. >> first, you just have the biggest building portfolio i've ever seen. it's global, right? giant? >> it is pretty big and important, right? >> the reason i asked, normally i like to have real estate investor guys on because they know the tenor of the united states but you have huge exposure. in your most recent comps you actually talk about -- what it's like in japan, china, brazil, canada. mexico. and these are doing very well. >> they are indeed. we're in 21 countries and with the exception of a few countries in europe, the rest of the world is actually doing really well. including some of the places in europe and northern europe, the u.k., turning the corner. so some
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